In his Angelus address on Sunday, Pope Francis said that God’s justice is often misunderstood as mere punishment when in reality it “raises us up” by “freeing us from the snares of evil.”
A Catholic Nun in South Sudan has urged authorities in South Sudan to work toward delivering justice for Sr. Veronica Rackova, six years after the missionary Nun, a medical doctor who was serving in South Sudan’s Yei Diocese, was murdered.
The pope pointed to the example of Bl. Rosario Livatino, a Catholic judge killed by the mafia.
The Catholic Archbishop of Malawi’s Lilongwe Archdiocese has called upon Priests under his pastoral care to stand up and fight for justice for the people of God and also to be near to the suffering masses in the Southern African country.
The pope said that justice and peace could be built only through ‘two paths.’
The online pilgrimage, which members of the Regional Episcopal Conference of West Africa (RECOWA) launched is expected to feature people’s “contributions to the struggle for justice”, the Catholic Church leaders have said in a statement.
An international Catholic activist organization has launched an online campaign to compel the government of the East African country to grant justice to families that have lost their members in suspected extra-judicial killings and acts of banditry in the country.
Catholic Church leaders and government officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have eulogized the Archbishop emeritus of Kinshasa, Laurent Cardinal Monsengwo Pasinya, as a champion of justice and civil rights of the marginalized in the Central African nation and beyond.
The Bishop of South Africa’s Catholic Diocese of Kroonstad has called upon young people in the country to be witnesses of Jesus Christ in their families and society and to stand up for justice and peace ahead of the country’s Youth Day on Wednesday, June 16.
On the fifth anniversary since the death of a missionary Sister who was serving in South Sudan’s Yei Diocese, the Local Ordinary of the South Sudanese Diocese has emphasized the need for justice for the Catholic Nun.
Christian leaders in Ghana have, in a collective statement at the end of their Annual Joint Meeting, outlined four concerns, which they want addressed in view of achieving peace, harmony and Justice in the West African nation.
The late Cameroon’s Christian Cardinal Tumi has been, at his burial Tuesday, April 20, remembered for fostering reconciliation, communion, human dignity, and justice in the Central African nation.
Sisters of the Little Servants of Mary Immaculate (LSMI) in Zambia are still waiting for answers from authorities concerning the August attack that left two members of their Religious Order seriously injured.
Catholic Bishops in Ivory Coast have, in their Pastoral Letter, highlighted the conditions necessary for achieving reconciliation, justice and peace in the West African nation amid rising political tensions ahead of the presidential election scheduled for October 2020.
The need for reconciliation in the world’s youngest nation where a government of national unity has recently been put in place was a key highlight of the Easter message of the Archbishop of the country’s only Metropolitan See, Juba Archdiocese. The South Sudanese Prelate described his country as “broken” and in need of “God’s intervention.”
A week after the Catholic Church in Togo was denied an observer role in the upcoming presidential elections by the government, an African missionary serving in the West African country has termed as “a noble fight” efforts by the Church on the continent to pursue truth and justice during elections.
A Bishop from the West African country of Togo has faulted the justice system institutionalized by many nations in Africa describing it as “suffering justice” and proposed a legal system that is oriented toward social cohesion, “transformed by mercy.”